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Hospital Committees:

  • Medical Board, Lenox Hill Hospital, 2014-Present
  • Board of Surgeon Directors, Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, 2000-2003
  • Institutional Review Board, Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, 2000-2003
  • Curriculum Committee, N.Y.U. School of Medicine, 2002
  • LCME Faculty Committee, N.Y.U. School of Medicine, 1999
  • Quality Assurance Committee, Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, 1998-1999
  • Credentials Committee, Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, 1998-1999
  • Executive Committee, N.Y.U. Association of Attending MD's, 1995-1998
  • Bellevue Hospital Operating Room Committee, 1993-1998
  • N.Y.U. Operating Room Committee, 1990-1998
  • N.Y.U. Surgical House Staff Committee, 1989-1997
  • Executive Committee of N.Y.U. Medical Board, 1994-1996

Other Work Experience:

  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Ghana, West Africa, 1974-1976

In The Media


Dr. Thorne is consistently highlighted in every publication profiling the Best Doctors in Manhattan or the Best Doctors in the entire United States. He has been featured in the New York Times multiple years running, as well as America's Top Doctors, and has hosted a radio show on plastic surgery alongside dermatologist Dr. Linda Franks.


  • New York Best Doctors 2017
  • New York Best Doctors 2014
  • New York Best Doctors 2008
  • New York Best Doctors 2001


  • New York Best Doctors 2005
  • Americas Top Doctors 2002
  • Castle Connolly 10th
  • Castle Connolly 6th

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